1967 Tennessee Volunteers football team
|1967 Tennessee Volunteers football|
|1967 record||9–2 (6–0 SEC)|
|Head coach||Doug Dickey (4th season)|
|Home stadium||Neyland Stadium|
|1967 SEC football standings|
|No. 2 Tennessee $||6||–||0||–||0||9||–||2||–||0|
|No. 8 Alabama||5||–||1||–||0||8||–||2||–||1|
Rankings from AP Poll
The 1967 Tennessee Volunteers football team represented the University of Tennessee in the 1967 college football season. Playing as a member of the Southeastern Conference (SEC), the team was led by head coach Doug Dickey, in his fourth year, and played their home games at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, Tennessee. They finished the season with a record of nine wins and two losses (9–2 overall, 6–0 in the SEC) as SEC Champions and with a loss against Oklahoma in the Orange Bowl. The Volunteers' offense scored 283 points while the defense allowed 141 points. At season's end, Tennessee was recognized as national champions by Litkenhous.
|September 16||at No. 8 UCLA*||No. 9||Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles||L 16–20|
|September 30||Auburn||Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, Tennessee||W 27–13|
|October 14||Georgia Tech*||Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, Tennessee||ABC||W 24–13|
|October 21||at No. 6 Alabama||No. 7||Legion Field • Birmingham, Alabama (Third Saturday in October)||W 24–13||71,849|
|October 28||LSU||No. 4||Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, Tennessee||W 17–14|
|November 4||at Tampa*||No. 3||Tampa Stadium • Tampa, Florida||W 38–0|
|November 11||Tulane*||No. 2||Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, Tennessee||W 35–14|
|November 18||at Ole Miss||No. 2||Memphis Memorial Stadium • Memphis, Tennessee||W 20–7|
|November 28||at Kentucky||No. 2||McLean Stadium • Lexington, Kentucky (Battle for the Barrel)||W 17–7|
|December 2||Vanderbilt||No. 2||Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, Tennessee (Rivalry)||W 41–14|
|January 1, 1968||vs. No. 3 Oklahoma||No. 2||Miami Orange Bowl • Miami (Orange Bowl)||NBC||L 24–26||77,993|
|*Non-conference game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.|
Team players drafted into the NFL
|Bob Johnson||Center||1||2||Cincinnati Bengals|
|Walter Chadwick||Running back||6||164||Green Bay Packers|
|John Boynton||Tackle||7||172||Miami Dolphins|
|Elliot Gammage||Tight end||8||209||San Diego Chargers|
|Joe Graham||End||15||394||Philadelphia Eagles|
|Charles Fulton||Tailback||16||413||Boston Patriots|
- National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). "National Poll Champions" (PDF). 2011 NCAA Division I Football Records. NCAA.org. p. 74. Retrieved March 15, 2012.
- "Tennessee Football History and Records: Tennessee Results 1960–69". University of Tennessee Athletics. Retrieved March 15, 2012.
- "1968 NFL Draft". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved March 15, 2012.